Highland Games – Develop Does Scotland…

Develop Magazine has published a week of features examining and exploring the games sector in Scotland, kicking off with a provocative piece of editorial asking if Scotland could become the next Finland? Scotland is a nation that potentially faces major political changes this year, but how will that affect the region’s impressive output of video... Continue Reading →

Develop’s 30 Under 30 – Scots Galore

Develop magazine has published its annual 30 Under 30, a list of up-and-coming stars in the world of games development. Quite a wide range of Scottish developers made the cut this year and were featured in the list. Step forward and take a bow please: Simon Kilroy, Software Engineer, Ruffian Alex Zeitler, Co-founder and CTO,... Continue Reading →

30 Under 30 – Developer Edition – Whippersnappers Required

MCV recently published its 30 Under 30 list, highlighting those in the games industry who are contributing to the games industry, despite their tender years and innocent delight in all things game related (bar development). We posted a call for entries from the industry in Scotland, but the focus on areas outside game development stopped... Continue Reading →

Scots Companies Hit Develop Top 100 (and the rest of you…)

Develop magazine has published its Top 100 list of the best game developers in the UK.  The list features several companies from the Scottish Games Network.  Develop editor Michael French says in the introduction that the studios were judged on: ...their history, commercial success, reputation and potential. Develop has also, for the first time, compiled... Continue Reading →

Develop Award Nominees Announced

The nominees for the 2013 Develop awards have been announced, with a smattering of Scottish companies appearing in the list of 20 categories... Best use of narrative - The 39 Steps (Story Mechanics) Technical innovation - Game Maker (YoYo Games) Engine - GameMaker (YoYo Games) Creative contribution, Audio - Savalas Sound Creative contribution, Visuals -... Continue Reading →

Develop’s Top 100 British Studios

Develop Magazine is putting together its list of the UK's 100 top developers, to be released in June, in association with the fine folks at UKIE.  In past years, studios were judged solely on revenue generation.  However this year's list promises to be rather different. Here's how the magazine describes the 2013 process: Studios of... Continue Reading →

Scots Developers Feature In Develop’s 30 Under 30 List

Develop Magazine runs an annual list of 30 notable developers under the age of 30.  The 2012 list was published yesterday and several individuals (and members of the Scottish games Network) feature prominently. We're big fans of celebrating and supporting new and emerging talent hereabouts, so allow us to also feature them prominently... This year's... Continue Reading →

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